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Honoring Mrs. Alterine Green-Johnson at Alliance’s 2022 Annual Meeting 1200 800 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Honoring Mrs. Alterine Green-Johnson at Alliance’s 2022 Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, May 25th, 2022, Alliance for Community Empowerment held their Annual Meeting at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, their neighbor on Park Ave in Bridgeport. The event traditionally celebrates…

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Alliance Annual Meeting Focuses on Community Partner Accomplishments and the Importance of Education 736 736 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance Annual Meeting Focuses on Community Partner Accomplishments and the Importance of Education

Alliance for Community Empowerment held their Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, their neighbor on Park Ave in Bridgeport. Alliance Staff & Community…

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Alliance Farmers Market Returns in 2022 1280 1280 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance Farmers Market Returns in 2022

It is finally getting warmer in Connecticut! That means, for most communities in our area, farmers markets are back for the season. Local Farmers Markets are where you can go…

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Covid-19 Tests Distributed in Bridgeport’s East End 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Covid-19 Tests Distributed in Bridgeport’s East End

Saturday, February 26th, 2022 – Bridgeport, CT – Bridgeport residents showed up Saturday morning for a Covid-19 At-Home Rapid Test distribution at East End Baptist Tabernacle Church. Volunteers set up tents…

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Alliance Celebrated at Love Our Community Benefit 1000 668 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance Celebrated at Love Our Community Benefit

**A link to all Red Carpet photos is at the end of the article. Tuesday, February 15, 2022 – Westport, CT – Alliance for Community Empowerment, a local Community Action Agency,…

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Covid-19 Rapid Test & Hand Sanitizer Distribution 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Covid-19 Rapid Test & Hand Sanitizer Distribution

Saturday, January 8th, 2022 – Bridgeport, CT – Alliance for Community Empowerment distributed Covid-19 rapid tests and masks to residents of Laurelwood Place and hand sanitizers to the Bridgeport area community. The event…

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This Saturday, Hand Sanitizer Distribution For Bridgeport Area Residents 1000 595 Alliance for Community Empowerment

This Saturday, Hand Sanitizer Distribution For Bridgeport Area Residents

In an effort to help prevent the spread of Covid-19, Alliance for Community Empowerment, in partnership with the City of Bridgeport and Color A Positive Thought, will be distributing 12…

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Alliance Offers Vaccination Clinics and Two New Services 510 510 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance Offers Vaccination Clinics and Two New Services

Alliance has partnered with Griffin Health to offer walk-in vaccination clinics to the community. Stop by for one of your first two doses or a booster shot on the following…

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Ribbon Cutting, Gary Crooks Early Learning Center 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Ribbon Cutting, Gary Crooks Early Learning Center

September 15th, 2021 – Bridgeport, CT – Alliance for Community Empowerment opened a new childcare center in Bridgeport today, a needed resource in the West End community. The Gary Crooks Early…

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Bridgeport East End Ribbon Cutting 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Bridgeport East End Ribbon Cutting

Bridgeport, CT – August 11, 2021 – Bridgeport East End revitalization got a boost today from a ribbon cutting for the new Alliance For Community Empowerment Neighborhood Office at 1376 Stratford…

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BPT Moms Partnership Program 400 400 Alliance for Community Empowerment

BPT Moms Partnership Program

Are you a mother or caregiver experiencing emotional struggles, constant worry, or feeling overwhelmed? Could you use a break in your day to focus on you? MOMS Partnership is here…

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Energy assistance early intake starts today! 1620 1080 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Energy assistance early intake starts today!

Early approval can mean receiving aid for the following services: • Fuel Refills (oil, propane, wood)• Furnace Repairs/Replacement• Monthly Payment Plan with utility companies The Alliance Energy Program provides help…

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UniteCT Mobile Bus at July Alliance Farmers Market 1872 980 Alliance for Community Empowerment

UniteCT Mobile Bus at July Alliance Farmers Market

The UniteCT Mobile Bus will be at our next Farmers Market on July 30th at 1141 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT from 10AM to 2PM. Stop by to apply and also…

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Lucy Baney Family Reunification Center Grand Opening 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Lucy Baney Family Reunification Center Grand Opening

On Monday, June 28th, 2021, Alliance for Community Empowerment was honored to be part of Career Resources’ opening of their newest facility, The Lucy Baney Family Reunification Center.  The Center,…

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Alliance Farmers Market Opens This Friday 800 800 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance Farmers Market Opens This Friday

In an effort to bring our community members closer to the source of the food they eat, Alliance has hand-picked local farmers and invited them to vend on the last…

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Governor Lamont Announces Deadline for Winter Home Heating Assistance Program Extended to June 15 800 800 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Governor Lamont Announces Deadline for Winter Home Heating Assistance Program Extended to June 15

Families and Individuals Seeking Assistance Should Visit www.ct.gov/staywarm or Call 2-1-1 for Guidance (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont is encouraging Connecticut residents who need help paying last winter’s home heating bills…

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Volunteers Fight Hunger and the Cold in Norwalk 800 800 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Volunteers Fight Hunger and the Cold in Norwalk

For February’s Alliance Allies Livestream, host Dr. Monette Ferguson was on site in Norwalk at Calf Pasture Beach for the Foodshare and CT Food Bank weekly drive-thru food distribution, which…

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Chef Raquel shares pancake recipe with Alliance families 800 800 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Chef Raquel shares pancake recipe with Alliance families

On February 10th, via livestream, Alliance hosted a delightful online cooking demo with A Pinch of Salt Chef Raquel Rivera.  She taught families, associated with Alliance Early Learning, how to…

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Eviction Foreclosure Tsunami Crisis is Coming 565 565 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Eviction Foreclosure Tsunami Crisis is Coming

Likely to Impact Lower Income African Americans and Hispanics in Fairfield County In a recent survey by the Census Bureau, over 38,000 residents in Fairfield County estimated that they were…

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Alliance Allies December Livestream 1500 842 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance Allies December Livestream

We had the pleasure of having a one on one conversation with the newly appointed Executive Director of Park City Communities, Jillian Baldwin. Park City Communities was formerly known as…

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Alliance Allies November Livestream 1500 839 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance Allies November Livestream

In the November edition of Alliance Allies, we had the pleasure of inviting guests to our show who are vital in assisting the elderly in our community. Beatrix Lane, Executive…

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Alliance For Community Empowerment Census Blitz 1194 800 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance For Community Empowerment Census Blitz

Beginning Friday, September 25th and ending on Monday, September 28th, Alliance for Community Empowerment held its first ‘Census Blitz’ in Bridgeport to promote the importance of filling out the 2020…

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Alliance Allies September Livestream 1500 836 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance Allies September Livestream

In the September episode of Alliance Allies we focused on individuals who dedicate their time to empowering the youth in our community. We had the pleasure of having guests John…

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Alliance for Community Empowerment Hosts First Ever Free Food Distribution and Resource Fair 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance for Community Empowerment Hosts First Ever Free Food Distribution and Resource Fair

On Monday, August 31, 2020 from 10 AM to 1PM, all were welcomed to Alliance for Community Empowerment’s first ever citywide, free food distribution and resource fair. The event was…

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The Importance of COVID-19 Testing 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

The Importance of COVID-19 Testing

With testing widely available, it’s time for you to do your part. When taking a test, you are taking an active measure to prevent spreading the virus to family and…

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Alliance For Community Empowerment Annual Meeting 2560 1707 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance For Community Empowerment Annual Meeting

At Alliance For Community Empowerment, it is our hope that we capture the essence of the past year and provide a look into the future for our community members. Though…

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Cora Wright Early Learning Center Dedication 2560 1707 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Cora Wright Early Learning Center Dedication

Cora Wright, a 90-year-old former board member, has dedicated 50 years of her life to Alliance’s agency. On March 28, 2019, Alliance chose to name their learning center in Wright’s…

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United States Census 2020 2508 1672 Alliance for Community Empowerment

United States Census 2020

With your participation in the United States Census 2020, we will have the resources to support our resilient efforts. Responses are kept confidential and can be completed online or on…

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Alliance August Livestream 752 690 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance August Livestream

Our August livestream was broadcasted live from the Norwalk location of Alliance for Community Empowerment. It was only fitting that for this show we partnered with Lamond Daniels, LCSW, MPA,…

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Alliance for Community Empowerment, Inc. Contributes Food to PT Partners in the form of “Bridgeport Blessing Boxes ” 1000 667 Alliance for Community Empowerment

Alliance for Community Empowerment, Inc. Contributes Food to PT Partners in the form of “Bridgeport Blessing Boxes ”

Over 600, 40 lb. boxes of food were distributed to residents at P.T. Barnum Apartments by the organization PT Partners on July 15th, 2020. These “Bridgeport Blessing Boxes” to local…

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